FAPM Florida Mediators List

Robin Caral Shaw

Law Office of Robin Caral Shaw P.A.

(561) 989-2229 Phone
(561) 504-9090 Alt Phone
(561) 997-9392Fax
LadyMediator@gmail.comAlt Email

PROFILE: Transactional attorney admitted to practice in Washington, D.C., Florida, and Pennsylvania. Experience as Division Counsel to Fortune 100 Company, FDA and IRS boutique law firm, art law and tax-exempt organization matters, currently limits practice to a broad range of corporate-business-
transactional clients, negotiation and mediation, and lecturing and teaching on a broad range of mediation subjects including Ethics, Domestic Violence, Diversity, Caucus, Marketing, Asking Questions, and Impasse.

FL Certified Circuit Civil, Family, Appellate, and County Mediator
FL Approved Appellate Specialist, Circuit Civil and Family Mediation Assistant Trainer Organization Chairman, Professional Mediation Institute (PMI) 2014-2015
Past-President, Florida Academy of Professional Mediators (FAPM)
Past-President, Association of South Florida Mediators & Arbitrators (ASFMA)
Mediator for Florida Bar Grievance Mediation and Fee Arbitration Program
Mediator for USDC MDFL and USBC MDFL
US Postal Service “REDRESS” Mediator 2000-2013
FL S. Ct. Qualified Arbitrator

Tips and Tools for Managing Emotions in Mediation
Defining & Refining Your Mediation Skills
Mediating With Difficult People
Identifying the Permissible Limits of Deception in Mediation
10 Suggestions for Managing Deception in Mediation
Asking Questions in Mediation: Tell me more!
Bypassing Impasse
Marketing Your Mediation Practice
Handling Bombshell Disclosures
Caucus is an Option – How and When to Use It
Prevention of School Violence through Mediation
Men & Women: Does Gender Make a Difference in Mediation?
Pre-Screening for DV: How to do it and why it’s important
Identifying and Managing Domestic Violence in Mediation
Recognizing Diversity and DV Issues in all Types of Mediation
Identifying and Managing Diversity in Any Mediation Setting
Family Mediation Agreements: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Collaborative Law – An Alternative Approach to Divorce

Panel Moderator:
Aug. 2010 – FAPM Summer Seminar Panel on Advanced Mediator Tips
Feb. 2011 – PBC ADR Cmtee Annual Sem. Panels on Diversity and DV
Aug. 2012 – PMI Annual Conference, Panel on Deception in Mediation

FL and Eleventh Circuit – DC and DC Circuit – PA and Third Circuit

JD, Fordham University School of Law, New York, New York (1979) (Visiting Student – Georgetown University Law Center 1977-1979)
BA cum laude Brooklyn College, CUNY Scholar’s Program (4 years)
dual degrees in Psychology and Political Science, French Minor
Dance Major, NYC’s High School of Performing Arts

Mediation TypeArea of ExpertiseCircuit DistrictMember TypeLanguages
Circuit, Family, AppellateAppellate , Business/Commercial , Family Law 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20Diplomate


2255 Glades Road
Suite 324A
Boca Raton, FL 33431